Senate President Bukola Saraki on Saturday led several other senators and members of the House of Representatives to witness the solemnisation of two weddings in Sokoto, including that of the daughter of Senator Aliyu Wamakko (APC-Sokoto).
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the wedding of Dr Jalaludden Bashir and Hindatu Aliyu-Wamakko was solemnised after the payment of N50,000 bride price.
The second wedding was that of Abdulmalik Gidan-Kanawa and Sajida Sanusi, also solemnised after the payment of N50,000 bride price.
NAN reports that the Senate Leader, Senator Ahmad Lawan, as well as Senator Ahmad Sani and Senator Abdullahi Adamu were among those who witnessed the ceremony.
In the same vein, Governor Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi, his Sokoto State counterpart, Aminu Tambuwal and his Deputy, Ahmed Aliyu, were among personalities who graced the occasion.
The ceremony, which was conducted at Tambuwal’s personal residence was presided by Sheikh Buhari Sirriddawa.
Tambuwal and Wamakko commended Saraki, his National Assembly colleagues, the Kebbi governor and the personalities who graced the event.
The duo then urged the new couples to uphold the tenets of the prestigious institution of marriage by being patient, loving and caring to each other.
Tambuwal and wamakko further urged the couples not to allow intruders into their affairs.